Lords vs CommonsTug of War


Lords vs Commons Tug of War

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£90,600 raised so far!

We would love to say a huge thank you to everyone who joined us and donated to the 31st Macmillan Tug of War. We are delighted to announce that, with your support, Macmillan raised £90,600 on the evening, and counting!

After our wonderful Champagne reception where loads of exciting fundraising activities took place, we were delighted to introduce our host for the evening, the hilarious Rufus Hound! Whilst this was Rufus’s first outing on a Tug of War pitch, he set off proceedings in style, and guided all our gallant Teams through their thrilling matches.

Massive congratulations to all the Tug of War winners, who fought with passion and vigour for their titles. Special congratulations go to the Macmillan Ladies team who won the Jo Cox Memorial Trophy!

We are already looking forward to next year!

How can I volunteer at the Tug of War?

We'd be really interested in hearing from you if you might be able to help us with this event. Please contact Andi Hall on tugofwar@macmillan.org.uk


How do I get to the venue?

The nearest tube station to the event is St James's Park.


What are the timings for this event?

Doors open at 5.30 pm. The event finishes promptly at 9 pm.


What is the dress code for the event?

The dress code is smart casual.


Is there disabled access?

I can't make it to the event but I'd like to donate. How do I do that?

Please donate by calling 020 7840 4800 to pay over the phone with credit or debit card.


How do I support with a prize donation?

Please let us know how you can help by calling 020 7840 4800.


Corporate Team Package £6000

Enter a corporate team and enjoy exposure for your company and team at the event

  • Team entry for 8 – 10 team members
  • Banner displayed at the side of the match pitch
  • Half page colour advert in the programme
  • 8 VIP guest tickets

Team entry £4000

  • Team entry for 8 – 10 team members
  • Can be added to any sponsor or corporate patron package

There are many Sponsor and Patron packages available ranging from £5,000 to £22,000.

Benefits to your company will include:

  • Company name and logo on event invitation, tickets and programme cover
  • Full page colour advert within programme
  • Logo and link included on Macmillan website
  • Team entry to the Sponsors’ Match
  • Pitch side banner
  • VIP tickets to the Tug of War with dedicated space within Sponsors’ Marquee
  • Opportunity for further corporate signage
  • Marketing and PR opportunities
  • Social media activity

For more information or to discuss these opportunities further, please contact Rebecca Harfield on 0207 840 4800 or email tugofwar@macmillan.org.uk

Our sponsors

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This year we raised


This could pay for over 2 Macmillan social workers or family support workers for a year.

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